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Kings XI Punjab is one of the cricket team of Indian Premier League. The home ground of this team is PCA Stadium of Mohali, Punjab. They were captained by Yuvraj Singh. Kings XI Punjab finished third in the IPL. Kings XI Punjab did not qualify for the Champions League T20 in this year.

Indian Premier League

Season standings

Kings XI Punjab finished second in the league stage of IPL 2008.

Team Pld W L NR Pts NRR
Rajasthan Royals 14 11 3 0 22 +0.632
Kings XI Punjab 14 10 4 0 20 +0.509
Chennai Super Kings 14 8 6 0 16 −0.192
Delhi Daredevils 14 7 6 1 15 +0.342
Mumbai Indians 14 7 7 0 14 +0.570
Kolkata Knight Riders 14 6 7 1 13 −0.147
Royal Challengers Bangalore 14 4 10 0 8 −1.161
Deccan Chargers 14 2 12 0 4 −0.467
(C) = Eventual champion; (R) = Runner-up.

Matches in 2008

No. Date Opponent Venue Result
1 19 April Chennai Super Kings Mohali Lost by 33 runs
2 21 April Rajasthan Royals Jaipur Lost by 6 wickets
3 25 April Mumbai Indians Mohali Won by 66 runs, MoM – Sri Lanka Kumar Sangakkara – 94 (56)
4 27 April Delhi Daredevils Mohali Won by 4 wickets, MoM – Australia Simon Katich – 75 (52)
5 1 May Deccan Chargers Hyderabad Won by 7 wickets, MoM – Australia Shaun Marsh – 84* (62)
6 3 May Kolkata Knight Riders Mohali Won by 9 runs, MoM – India Irfan Pathan – 24* (26) and 2/18 (4 overs)
7 5 May Royal Challengers Bangalore Bangalore Won by 6 wickets, MoM – India S. Sreesanth – 2/16 (4 overs)
8 10 May Chennai Super Kings Chennai Lost by 18 runs
9 12 May Royal Challengers Bangalore Mohali Won by 9 wickets, MoM – Australia Shaun Marsh – 74* (51)
10 17 May Delhi Daredevils Delhi Won by 6 runs (decided by D/L method), MoM – Sri Lanka Mahela Jayawardene – 36* (17)
11 21 May Mumbai Indians Mumbai Won by 1 run, MoM – Australia Shaun Marsh – 81 (56)
12 23 May Deccan Chargers Mohali Won by 6 wickets, MoM – Australia Shaun Marsh – 60 (46)
13 25 May Kolkata Knight Riders Kolkata Lost by 3 wickets
14 28 May Rajasthan Royals Mohali Won by 41 runs, MoM – Australia Shaun Marsh – 115 (69)
15 31 May Chennai Super Kings (Semi Final #2) Mumbai Lost by 9 wickets
Total Overall Record 10-5, King XI Punjab were the semi-finalists in the IPL edition 2008
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